December 2, 2013
This week the people most grateful for the gift of life – transplant recipients – are saying thank you to the hospital staff who make organ transplants happen.
November 25, 2013
This week it is expected that some non-urgent and non-emergent nuclear medicine exams at BC healthcare facilities will need to be rescheduled until supply of medical isotopes return to normal after the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) announced that it resumed manufacturing Molybdenum 99 at its Chalk River facility.
November 22, 2013
Health Shared Services BC (HSSBC) is notifying the general public about an unplanned interruption to the Canadian supply of the medical isotope molybdenum 99, which is used to perform some specialized diagnostic medical tests.
November 22, 2013
A new heart program in British Columbia will improve the overall care of families living with an inherited heart rhythm condition
November 5, 2013
Since the very first cancer treatment centre in BC opened in a renovated house in Vancouver in 1938, the BC Cancer Agency has grown to a world renowned research organization that puts patients first in treating and preventing cancer.
November 1, 2013
Since seeing the first patient on November 1, 2012, the BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North has treated more than 550 patients closer to home.
October 30, 2013
Meditation and gentle yoga have been proven to be more effective than group therapy in helping breast cancer survivors cope with the stress and anxiety that often follows treatment, according to a recent study from cancer researchers in Alberta and B.C.
October 25, 2013
The Government of British Columbia and BC Medical Association are providing access to an important training program that will allow rural physicians to deliver better care for First Nations and Aboriginal patients.
October 24, 2013
Labour and birth information for each hospital in British Columbia is now available on a searchable website to expectant mothers, their families, the general public, and healthcare providers.
BC Children's and Sunny Hill
October 23, 2013
Halloween is just around the corner and the experts at BC Children’s Hospital are offering some tips to keep the parties and trick-or-treating safe.